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You can add flags to uname so that they just show one certain thing. Open a terminal and execute man uname for a list of flags.
And you can make aterm transparent, but I don't know how as I use the normal Gnome terminal (which I managed to make transparent too)
sweet, thanks to for the replies, i ended up figuring out my problems, to change the uname output i had to recompile my kernel and change the uname options within the source, and transparency, the link i was handed worked wonders, thanks